In Depth Analysis
Owners wanted a smooth wall finish with large 1/2 running block texture. The cast in place finish added too much time to the schedule and was far too expensive so they went with Boulderscape’s hand troweled 1/2 running bond block finish.
Boulderscape Service Overview
Installed a Class A 12” thick structural shotcrete with an 2” thick architectural layer for the block finish.
Class A steel trowel 1/2 running bond block finish
Type I-II Gray
Shotcrete/Concrete Mix Design
8%-10% air was needed to help reduce chances of cracking in winter. Hydration stabilizers were used to maintain concrete temperature and extend the finishing time.